Henry Peacham
(1578 – c. 1644)

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  • Graphice, or the most auncient and excellent Art of Drawing with the Pen and Limning in Water Colours (1606)
  • Minerva Britanna; or a Garden of Heroical Devises, furnished and adorned with emblemes and impresa's of sundry natures, newly devised, moralized, and published by Henry Peacham, Mr of Artes (1612) (external scan)
  • Period of Mourning in memorie of the late Prince [Henry], disposed into sixe visions, with nuptiall Hymnes in honour of the marriage between Frederick, Count Palatine … and Elizabeth (1613)
  • A most true relation of the affaires of Cleves and Gulick … unto the breaking up of our armie in the beginning of December last past (1614)
  • Prince Henrie revived; or a poeme upon the Birth and in Honor of the Hopefull young Prince Henrie Frederick, First Sonne and Heire apparant to the most Excellent Princes, Frederick Count Palatine of the Rhine, and the Mirrour of Ladies, Princesse Elizabeth his wife (1615)
  • Thalia's Banquet, Furnished with an hundred and odde dishes of newly devised Epigrammes. Whereunto (beside many worthy friends) are invited all that love inoffensive mirth and the muses, by H. P. (1620)
  • Compleat Gentleman, fashioning him absolute in the most necessary and commendable qualities concerning minde or bodie that may be required in a noble gentleman (1622) (external scan)
  • The Valley of Varietie, a Discourse for the Times, containing very Learned and Rare Passages out of Antiquitie, Philosophy, and History (1638)
  • The Truth of our Times: revealed out of One Man's Experience by Way of Essay (1638)
  • The Duty of Subjects to their King, and Love of their Native Country in time of Extremity and Danger. In Two Books (1639)
  • A Merry Discourse of Meum and Tuum, or Mine and Thine (1639)
  • A Dialogue between the Crosse in Cheap and Charing Crosse … by Ryhen Pameach (1641) (external scan)
  • Paradox in Praise of a Dunce in Smectymnus (1642)
  • Square Caps turned into Round Heads, or the Bishop's Vindication and the Brownists' Conviction: a Dialogue … showing the Folly of one and the Worthiness of the other (1642)
  • The Art of Living in London, or a Caution how Gentlemen, Countreymen, and Strangers, drawn by Occasion of Businesse, should dispose of themselves in the Thriftiest Way, not onely in the City, but in all other Populous Places (1642)
  • The Worth of a Peny, or a Caution to keep Money, with the Causes of the Scarcity and Misery of the Want thereof in these Hard and Merciless Times (1641)

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